[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.

Andrew McNamara andrewm at object-craft.com.au
Fri Sep 18 03:04:46 CEST 2009

>To a non-specialist, "the network address" is ambiguous. There are many 
>addresses in a network, and none of them are the entire network. It's 
>like saying, given a list [2, 4, 8, 12], what's "the list item"?

A "network address" is an IP address and mask, but I understand your
confusion - we're mixing terminology from disperate domains. In my
postings, I have tried to refer to Network (a containter) and Address
(an item).

Andrew McNamara, Senior Developer, Object Craft

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